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Re: Client side hook scripts [Was: Proposal for $Revision$ keyword amendment, "global" revnums, etc...]

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2005-10-13 12:16:17 CEST

On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 09:38:13PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> Client-side hook scripts have bad security implications; they allow the
> server to tell the client to do anything at all, when the user was
> really only interested in letting the server feed it updates.

We could provide client-defined client-side hook scripts, allowing the
client to run a given command after an update in a particular working
copy, for example. No security risks then.

But that's easier to do using scripts that wrap calls to svn themselves,
in my opinion.


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